BASF is a founding member of “value balancing alliance e.V.”

Cross-industry alliance develops and pilots model for measuring the value contributions to the environment, society, and businesses Alliance is supported by Deloitte, EY, KPMG, PwC, OECD, leading universities and stakeholders from government, civil society and standard-setting organization Which values do companies create for society – in environmental, human, social, and financial terms? And how can … More BASF is a founding member of “value balancing alliance e.V.”

New Label: «Textiles washed in Switzerland»

Despite formal insufficiency at customs daily are transported more than 30 tonnes of  laundry passes the Swiss border. Insufficient control measures are opening the doors for the foreign competition. With the label “Textiles washed in Switzerland”, VTS, the association of textile care Switzerland wants to influence the awareness for hygienically processed laundry in Switzerland and … More New Label: «Textiles washed in Switzerland»

BASF at Foam Expo Europe for the first time

Wide range of polyurethane systems and specialty foams for household, sports, automotive, aviation and construction For the first time BASF is presenting a broad foam portfolio at the Foam Expo Europe, which takes place from September 10 -12 in Stuttgart, Germany. At Europe’s largest trade fair for the technical foam industry, visitors can learn at … More BASF at Foam Expo Europe for the first time

Learning is often said to be like rowing against the current. When you stop, you drift back.

By guest author Iris Biermann from Biermann Services For me, there is no suitable quotation that fully describes the ’learning’ experience. But the will to learn is not enough by itself. Efficient learning strategies are vital. According to studies, only 10 % of what is learned is put into practice. Why is that so, I … More Learning is often said to be like rowing against the current. When you stop, you drift back.

Stress and psychosocial risks increased in working life in 2017 in Switzerland

Stress is an increasing problem in the workplace. In 2017, 21 % of economically active persons were very often stressed at work compared with 18 % in 2012. In general, a rise was also seen for psychosocial risks. However, the frequency of physical risks remained stable. Almost half (49 %) of persons who were stressed … More Stress and psychosocial risks increased in working life in 2017 in Switzerland